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Senior Manager, Corporate Development

Foster City, California



Mirum Pharmaceuticals is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the treatment of rare diseases affecting children and adults. Propelled by our passion for patients and their families, we’re focused on turning possibilities into realities. Using data and meaningful evidence, our goal is to transform scientific discoveries into therapies that are poised to positively impact the treatment of rare diseases. We are collaborative, creative, and experienced professionals and we’re looking to augment our team with other individuals who embody our values: care, be real, get it done, and have fun, seriously. Learn more about our work, our culture, and what it’s like to be a part of our team: www.mirumpharma.com.




The role is a Senior Manager Search and Evaluation, within the Corporate Development function, reporting to the Executive Director of Corporate Development. This position requires an ability to quickly grasp the biological underpinnings of new disease areas and apply this understanding to develop new hypothesis on potential avenues for therapeutic intervention.

The individual chosen for this role will:

  • Proactively source potential clinical stage assets using a variety of databases, secondary research sources, by attending partnering conferences, networking, and staying abreast of industry trends and advancements.
  • Assist in the assessment of new in-licensing and acquisition opportunities.
  • Conduct interviews with key opinion leaders as needed to gain insights into new disease areas and new therapies in development.
  • Update and maintain a business development database to track partnering opportunities.
  • Maintain a dashboard of ongoing opportunities and communicate status of ongoing deals to key internal stakeholders on a timely basis.
  • Prepare opportunity assessments and summaries for executive-level audiences.
  • Coordinate team diligence efforts including scientific and clinical reviews and commercial assessments.
  • Participate in strategic projects to support corporate development initiatives.
  • Manage outside consultants as needed to support new opportunity assessments.
  • Work with the R&D team to assess the technical feasibility and fit of potential of clinical stage assets with existing product pipeline and company capabilities.



  • A PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or Pharm D. with a keen scientific acumen and strong interest and/or experience in biotech/pharma. An MBA is a plus.
  • Management consulting background is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Genuine interest in healthcare and patient focused work
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize critical workstreams while balancing many projects.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage cross-functional teams in evaluating partnering opportunities.
  • Comfortable working in team environments with diverse stakeholders and ability to build collaborative working relationships throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate scientific and clinical findings in written and oral formats.
  • Ability to produce high quality outputs of due diligence findings to enable decision-making.
  • Ability to present individual and team recommendations clearly and concisely and foster cross-functional consensus-building.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.


Mirum Pharmaceuticals is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all Federal, State and Local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of race, age, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship, genetic disposition or characteristics, disability, veteran’s status or any other classification protected by applicable State/Federal/Local laws.

Mirum Pharmaceuticals provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures.